Lyceum Society: History & Technology of the Security Screening of People

Lyceum Society: History & Technology of the Security Screening of People

Thursday, October 19, 2006

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

Presented by the Lyceum Society

 

This is the first meeting held at the Academy's new home, 7 World Trade Center. Our new address is 250 Greenwich St, New York, NY.

Speaker: David. J. Haas, PhD in Biophysics, Pres/CEO/Ch. Scientist Tecco Corp.

Low dose x-ray screening units, along with walk-through metal detectors were first introducted into the public domain for mass screening in 1968-1970. The talk will describe how these first machines developed and became the current 'everyday airport experience'


Brown bag lunch at 11:30 AM.